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UCH resident doctors begin strike over alleged assault

UCH resident doctors begin strike over alleged assault
Resident doctors under the auspices of Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan in Oyo State have commenced a three-day strike.
The doctors said they are embarking on the strike due to alleged assault on one of their members by relatives of a patient in the hospital.

ARD President, Dr. John Oladapo on Thursday said the doctors are demanding a public apology from the people who assaulted their member, inflicting injuries on him on Sunday.
He also called on the hospital to improve its security architecture to avoid future occurrences in the hospital.

Oladapo said the doctor was seeing a known Sickle Cell patient in painful crisis at the Emergency Department when the two men accosted him in the consulting room and started beating him.
The mother of the patient who tried to intervene was also beaten up in this assault. In the doctor’s attempt to escape, the men chased him down and beat him up.

“The security officers of the hospital intervened and rescued the doctor but not before he sustained injuries as well as mental health and esteem

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